The Plan

The kitchen is moving right along. I suppose I should get to blogging about it before I totally forget what all we’ve done. First things first, the plan… That’s the view from the living room (before we moved in, obviously). The kitchen is behind that big X. When we looked at this house, my first …

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Brick Wall (part 3)

I started showing you my attempt at a brick wall here and here. After my narrower tape arrived from Amazon, I was anxious to do another trial board. And then it hit me that even if I could successfully pull off faux brick, I might decide not too far down the road that it was …

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Brick Wall (part 2)

Alright, so I showed you the start of my brick wall trial board the other day. Measuring, taping off, and smearing joint compound around were the easy parts. Next, I needed to try and match the existing brick in my kitchen. Eek. Not gonna lie; I was not sure I could pull this off. Faux …

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Brick Wall

Once all three bathrooms in this house were complete, we could get to work on the kitchen. Finally! Today’s post is brought to you by classic DIY television. You know, back when they used to teach you things on HGTV and TLC and The Discovery Channel. Just kidding. None of my posts are brought to …

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The Start of It All (part two)

Last week I told you about my husband encouraging me to start this little blog, and about purchasing this table that would be my first “trial run,” meaning I took photos of the refinishing process, but then life got in the way and I never actually blogged about the table. So here goes… I got …

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The Start of It All (part one)

Well, not really IT all. Not like, “In the beginning…” I casually mentioned something about blogging last summer. It was definitely more like, “I wish we had a blog so I could go back and see how we did blank,” than it was, “Oh! I would love to blog!” But my ever-encouraging and supportive husband …

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